A new scientific report released by the White House puts the blame for extreme weather on climate change. The forecast in the report is for even more extremes.
The wet, cold weather is preventing Minnesota farmers from getting much planting done. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says only 8 percent of the state’s corn crop has been planted, which is up 4 percentage points from last week’s report but is still two weeks behind normal.
Doctors in the Twin Cities say the low pressure system sitting over the Twin Cities, causing all the recent rains, is also causing pain for people.
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There’s a lot that you can say about this winter. Some of the words are even fit for print. While it’s undeniable that many of us have had our fill of the cold, spring-winter (I call it “Sprinter”) has been a boon for at least some industries across Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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Wet weather continues to keep Minnesota farmers out of their fields, but the rain is helping improve soil moisture. In the latest crop report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says only 1.7 days were rated suitable for fieldwork statewide last week. That compares with an average of 3.2 days.
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WCCO had some visitors who are always keen on what’s happening outside at the station Saturday to see what’s happening on the inside. Many of the WCCO Weather Watchers came for a tour Saturday. During every newscast WCCO talks about the Weather Watcher Network.
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When 2-and-a-half-year-old Jack from Deerwood, Minn. heard it was going to snow almost a foot on April 16, he yelled, “Noooooo!” and slapped his fork on the table. This response went on for a good minute. “The funny thing is I’ve had people 20-, 30-, 40-, 50-years older reacting the same way,” said WCCO Meteorologist Chris Shaffer, who wasn’t all that surprised at the reaction to his forecast. “I just can’t get away with acting like that on television, but he can. It’s cute for him.”
If you live in Minnesota, no, Wednesday is not a nightmare and you will not wake up to the warm sun on your face. Snow has already struck and more is expected. An intense band of snowfall just north of the Twin Cities, stretching from Willmar to Duluth to Hayward, Wis., will continue through the afternoon. Within the band, there’s expected to be snowfall rates of 1 inch of snow an hour.
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Some folks, especially those from out of state, do not understand how Minnesota can go from a winter storm warning to a beautiful baseball opener in a matter of days. And as we sit and […]